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Monkey bites 25 people

A monkey bit at least 25 people in a residential area of Akola district in eastern Maharashtra, forest department sources said on Friday. The animal was later caught and released into the forest,......

Peddireddi, the tree saver

As India gets increasingly urbanised, one man tries to minimise its silent casualty, says B Dasarath Reddy.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com "No road is safe," says Uday Krishna Peddireddi. And......

Are we on the brink of water wars?

'Nature does not send us a bill, so we ignore them in decision making until we hit a moment of crisis, such as the current shortage of water.' IMAGE: A child victim of Maharashtra's drought.In any......

A requiem for Mumbai's native trees

Let those in power put trees on par with the sacred cow. And century-old trees certainly need to be worshipped, says Anil Singh. Image: How many trees will Mumbai have to sacrifice for its Metro......

Why roads hold the key in 'war' against Naxals

The Chhattisgarh police have pinned their hopes on the construction of two key roads in the state's Sukma district to win the "war" against Maoists in their strongest base. According to police,......

In a first, forest departments will be given LPG dealerships

Govt looks to take cooking gas to tiger reserves, Naxal-hit areas The government is taking its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution to tiger reserves in order to meet its goal of providing......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investments

A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore  of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the......

Now, govt to use MNREGA for rescue of cows

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre was mulling a scheme to provide farmers free fodder to dissuade them from selling cows that have stopped producing......

Pune family holds up Navi Mumbai airport's takeoff

CIDCO moves Supreme Court against Rs 1,200 cr compensation order for land parcel Yashwant Bivalkar's bungalow in Pune is adorned with miniature models of tanks and artillery pieces and paintings......
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Peddireddi, the tree saver

As India gets increasingly urbanised, one man tries to minimise its silent casualty, says B Dasarath Reddy.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/peddireddi-the-tree-saver/20171020.htm
This is why her life is under debate

In June 2017, the Bombay High Court quashed an order by the Maharashtra Forest Department to shoot the tigress in Bramhapuri itself after her... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/the-problem-tigress-of-bor-tiger-reserve-this-is-why-her-life-is-under-debate-2049584.html
Cops wake up to selfie danger, to assign deaths to the craze

Even as reports and private surveys indicate a jump in the number of selfie deaths, there is no specific record available with the government... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/636107/cops-wake-up-selfie-danger.html
70 years of Independence, Maharashtra's Amdeli village gets power, bus

The residents of Amdeli village here had a long wait for 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/70-years-of-independence-maharashtra-s-amdeli-village-gets-power-bus-117092900249_1.html
Maha to organise tree plantation conclave to spread awareness

Maharashtra government will organise a tree plantation conclave at Raj Bhavan on September 17, to highlight its mission of planting 50 crore... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/maha-to-organise-tree-plantation-conclave-to-spread-awareness-117091600216_1.html

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